Teachers: Jadavjibhai Kenia, Kusumben Kenia, Sonia Ghelani

Sub Teachers: Neerav Dalal

Advance Group 6: 9 thru 12 Graders & up

Revise the topics & sutras learned in previous groups.

I. Revise: Jain Philosophy & Practice-1 JES 302

1. Pancha Paramesthi

2. Tirthankars

3. Shravaks – Anuvrats

4. Sadhus – Mahavrats

II. Jain Philosophy & Practice-2 JES 401

1. 14 Guna-sthanaks

2. 10 Yati dharmas, Aagams S

3. Samavaya-5 causes

4. Other topics not covered in Level 3 book.

III. Comparative studies of other religions and their comparisons with Jainism

IV. Tattva topics such as 3 Jewels, 6 Dravyas, 9 tattvas, 4 Realms, Karma, reincarnation, Concept of God, Punya, Paap, Leshyas, Bhavanas, Aavashyaks, Anekantvad, Ahimsa, Aparigraha, etc.

VI. Chapters dealing with Jain history, Jain festivals, Yakshas-Yakshinis, Jain symbols, dreams of Tirthankar’s mother, etc.

VII. Rituals (in details if not covered in earlier classes, otherwise revision only)

1. Darshan at temples

2. Poojas

3. Samayik

4. Pratikraman

Advanced group: Four year rotating curriculum divided as follows:

Year 1: Path to Liberation- Gunasthanak

1. Moksha marg/ 3 jewels

2. Virtues: Kshama, vinay, saralta, Santosh

3. Bhavna

4. Bhakti

5. Swadhyay

6. Dhyan

7. Gunasthaan

8. Anekantvad- Pramaan, Naya

9. 5 Samvaay

10. World religions

Year 2: Tattva, Dravya: Karma theory perspective

1. 6 Dravyas

2. 9 Tattvas- Jney, heya, upadey

3. Asrav

4. Bandh

5. Samvar

6. Nirjara

7. Moksha

8. Theory of karma

9. Shad Sthanaks-ganadhar doubts

Year 3: Panch Pameshthis and 12 vrats:

1. Concept of God/ Universe

2. Panch Parmeshthis

3. Dharma significance

4. 5 Mahavrat, 12 anuvrats

5. Panchachar

6. Anekantvad I, II, III

7. Jain history

8. Jain Agam

9. World religions

Year 4: Tattva, Dravya: Types of Jeev perspective

1. Tripadi

2. 6 Dravyas

3. Jeev, Ajeev

4. Punya, paap

5. Asrav, bandh

6. Samvar, Nirjara, Moksha

7. Non-violence practicality